Santa Delivers ….. SAR CC-295 Fixed Wing

December 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Exciting to see this new SAR resource moving closer to becoming operational! .       . Canadian Armed Forces Government Organization Send Message Canadian Armed ForcesLike Page December 20 at 6:04 AM ·  Canada’s first Fixed-Wing [...]

Holiday Hours

December 8th, 2019|0 Comments

  We, our  Search Coordinators, Pilots, Navigators, Spotters, Radio Operators & Ground Homing Specialists are aiming, weather permitting, to provide our normal 24/7 service "hours" throughout the Holiday period.  No premium on our year-round Free [...]


November 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo has responded to three separate requests from Ground SAR Teams ( Arrowsmith & Cowichan) to provide air support in their searches for Missing Persons, during the course of the last two weeks.  [...]


November 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Busy few weeks for the CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo team.  Training continues to be the mainstay of our activities and shows no let-up just because of the Fall or even time-changes ! October 26:  Canadian Coast [...]

Parachute Landing & Self Rescue

August 9th, 2019|0 Comments

On 27 July, pilot Matt Lehtinen was flying above Quebec when he experienced engine trouble in his Cirrus SR-22. He deployed the aircraft’s parachute system and filmed his actions to alert search and rescue teams and [...]

Help Name this “New Puppy”!

July 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Help choose the name of #Canada's new Search and Rescue aircraft! The #RCAF is considering five possible names for the new CC-295 fixed-wing SAR aircraft. See the names and make your choice on our site: The RCAF commander will [...]


May 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Recent weeks have highlighted an increasing trend in exactly how CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo can assist Ground SAR Agencies in their varied RCMP/EMBC taskings. CASARA Nanaimo has twice been involved in providing search assets to assist [...]


April 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Nanaino Airport Commission CEO, Mike Hooper, and Operations Director, Don Goulard, gave MIASARS members an in-depth look into the current development phase at Nanaimo Airport and an insight as to where and how the Commission [...]